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[Australia] Coles, IGA, Foodworks cut-price cigarettes labelled reprehensible by Quit

are selling cut-price premium brand cigarettes for as low as $20 a packet that are imported from Ukraine... "Any measure that is trying to make cigarettes cheaper for people to keep them hooked on an addictive product that kills two out three long-term sm
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:26

[Africa] We can't pay: Zimbabwe farmers resist compensating evicted white landowners

Zimbabwe's plan to win back international funding by paying compensation to white farmers forced off their land faces a major snag: the black farmers expected to stump up the cash say they don't have it. The new occupants working the land, many of who h
added Mar 23, 2016 11:16

[UK-Scotland] 1,200 Scottish pubs shut in a decade / Smoking ban and new drink limit blamed for the crisis

New statistics released by the Campaign for Real Ale (Camra) show that there were 5,794 licensed premises in Scotland at the end of 2005.... Today, just 4,558 pubs remain open - a drop of 1,236 - and industry chiefs have warned the trend is threatening c
The [London, UK] Express
added Mar 21, 2016 11:29

Here's how much cigarettes cost in the 10 most expensive cities in the world

When it comes to the world's most expensive cities, cigarettes were the most in London ($14.30), New York ($13.67), and Singapore ($9.15). New York has the highest state cigarette tax in the US at about $4.35 per pack. Meanwhile, in Copenhagen and Seoul
Business Insider
added Mar 19, 2016 02:09

California initiative avalanche makes signatures more valuable

Trench warfare around the petition process seldom flares openly in campaigns. But it was on display last week when proponents of the cigarette tax alleged that tobacco industry lobbyists threatened to sink the tobacco tax and the income tax extension on
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 18, 2016 03:34

[UK] Rise in tobacco tax & Minimum Excise Tax - a significant boost to health

we’re delighted the Chancellor has heeded the calls of the health community to further raise tobacco taxes, to reduce the incentive for smokers to downtrade to cheaper products. The new tax structure will increase the effectiveness of taxation and encoura
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 19:34

[Europe] Romania's casino operators fear their businesses will be hit by smoking ban

The law that bans smoking in enclosed public spaces will strongly affect the local casino industry, said Violeta Radoi, the general manager of the Slot Organizers Association ROMSLOT. In other EU countries, the smoking ban has led to a drop of 30-40% in
Romania Insider (ro)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:48

[Kentucky] ISLER: The cost of tobacco to Ky. employers

Whether you are a business owner or an employee, I encourage you to visit to learn more about the SmokeFree NKY program. Together we can all help create a culture of good health everywhere we live, work, and play.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Mar 14, 2016 10:10

[West Virginia] EDITORIAL: Raise the age to buy smokes

delaying access to cigarettes — as Hawaii has done and California is set to do — is a sure-fire way of getting in the way of an addictive habit that carries dire consequences later in life...According to the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, the sta
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Mar 14, 2016 00:54

Tobacco outlet density and converted versus native non-daily cigarette use in a national US sample [FREE FULL TEXT]

Objective: Investigate whether non-daily smokers’ (NDS) cigarette price and purchase preferences, recent cessation attempts, and current intentions to quit are associated with the density of the retail cigarette product landscape surrounding their residen
Tobacco Control
added Mar 12, 2016 21:33
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